Flexera Content team has completed publisher changes from IBM to HCL technologies for those products that were divested by IBM to HCL Technologies during the acquisition announced in 2019. For more information refer IBM to HCL Technologies Product Divestiture .
A separate points rule ‘Oracle supported cloud service providers’ has been added to cover Oracle licenses on cloud hosted devices.
Newly added IBM PVU points rules will cover the following Processor Types:
Intel Xeon E with 3 to 4 sockets
Intel Xeon E with 5 or more sockets
Intel Xeon E with up to 2 sockets
IBM System p5 520
Count of new applications added:
Number of Applications
Current Library Totals:
Number of applications in ARL:344,117across20,159publishers.
Number of evidence recognition rules:1,388,577
Installer evidence rules: 777,798
File evidence rules: 556,049
WMI evidence rules: 1,319
Application suite evidence rules: 369
Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 53,042
Details of changes in the ARL
You can inspect changes made in this ARL release as per the following links:
FlexNet Manager Cloud:These updates are expected to be installed prior to Monday, December 28th, 2020.
FlexNet Manager On-premises:This library release will be applied to your FlexNet Manager according to schedule settings and processes configured for your instance. If your environment requires to you manually download and update library data, see the following article for guidance:Downloading the FlexNet Manager Suite Content libraries manually.
You can inspect the versions of currently installed libraries using the system Menu > System Health > System Health Dashboard menu option in FlexNet Manager.
Upcoming ARL and Service Life Data Pack updates: We nominally expect the next ARL and Service Life Data Pack updates to be published on or aroundFriday, January 1st 2021
Reporting issues with ARL and SLDP updates
Should you have any issues related to FlexNet Manager library data, please submit a case by logging in to theFlexera Community and then select theGet Support > Open new casemenu option.
We are interested in feedback on these announcements. If you have any questions or suggestions for improvements, please comment below.
We trust that you will find this update helpful and look forward to continually improving your application recognition results.